Description: Disaster Management Training and Education Centre for Africa (DiMTEC) Keywords: Photo, Graduation Description: Disaster Management Training and Education Centre for Africa (DiMTEC) Keywords: Photo,Graduation Description: Disaster Management Training and Education Centre for Africa (DiMTEC) Keywords: Photo,Graduation Description: Disaster Management Training and Education Centre for Africa (DiMTEC) Keywords: Photo, Graduation

Description: Disaster Management Training and Education Centre for Africa (DiMTEC) Keywords: Photo, Graduation Description: Disaster Management Training and Education Centre for Africa (DiMTEC) Keywords: Photo, Graduation Description: Disaster Management Training and Education Centre for Africa (DiMTEC) Keywords: Photo, Graduation Description: Disaster Management Training and Education Centre for Africa (DiMTEC) Keywords: Photo, Graduation

Master's Degree in Disaster Management: Graduates – March 2010

Our master's degree in Disaster Management is one of the best in Africa. Our course structure makes it possible for the professional in the work field to complete the course in two years, and because of this, we have more than 80% part-time students.The programme consists of the following:

  • three contact sessions during the year
  • assignments throughout the year
  • examinations
  • practical examinations
  • mini dissertation

The different subjects are

  • Research methodology
  • Hazards and disaster management
  • Strategic disaster management
  • Disaster management principles and practices
  • Disaster risk management
  • Information technology in disaster management
  • Public health
  • Management of natural and man-made disasters
  • Trauma management
  • Political strategic planning
  • Geographic information systems (GIS)
  • Ethnic and cultural conduct
  • Management of media relations
  • Disaster impact assessment
  • Disaster risk assessment

Application and Selection


FACULTY CONTACT

Faculty Manager: Ms Lee-Ann Frazenburg
T: +27 51 401 3199
E: damonsle@ufs.ac.za

Marketing Manager: Mrs Elfrieda Lötter
T: +27 51 401 2531
E: lottere@ufs.ac.za

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